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James Taylor, II

James Taylor, II

Male 1675 -

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  • Name James Taylor 
    Suffix II 
    Born 14 Mar 1675  New Kent Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Orange Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Taylor-Quarles Family Cemetery Orange, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23051  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2021 

    Family Martha Thompson,   b. 1679, Carlisle, City of Carlisle, Cumbria, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1762, Orange Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Frances Taylor,   b. 1700, Orange Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1761, Orange Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F8680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    James Taylor
    James Taylor
    p23051JamesTaylor.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] Find-A-Grave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/116206295/james-taylor.
      James Taylor II
      Birth 14 Mar 1675
      New Kent County, Virginia, USA
      Death 26 Jun 1729 (aged 54)
      Orange County, Virginia, USA
      Burial
      Taylor-Quarles Family Cemetery
      Orange, Orange County, Virginia

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      James Taylor II
      Birth 14 Mar 1675
      New Kent County, Virginia, USA
      Death 26 Jun 1729 (aged 54)
      Orange County, Virginia, USA
      Burial
      Taylor-Quarles Family Cemetery
      Orange, Orange County, Virginia, USA
      Plot Back section
      Memorial ID 116206295 View Source

      Memorial
      Photos 3
      Flowers 73

      James was born in New Kent County, Virginia, which later became King & Queen County. He died in Orange in King & Queen County, which later became Orange County.

      James Taylor II married Martha Thompson on February 23, 1699 in Virginia. James II was granted 13,000 acres of land in what became Orange County and he built Bloomsbury about 1722. He divided his vast holdings among his children. George received Midland (now Yatton), James III got Bloomsbury, Erasmus got Greenfield and Zachary got Meadow Farm. It is believed that James II and his wife, Martha, were buried at Bloomsbury in the Taylor-Quarles Cemetery on the property, since this was their original homestead. The photo of the cemetery shows the Taylor section in the back with no markers within the brick walls. The Quarles family have the 4 existing markers in the front section by the gate. Additionally, James II and Martha are not buried at Meadow Farm; this cemetery has been fully photographed and everyone has been accounted for with a grave marker or plaque.

      James and Martha had 12 children, 7 of which are linked to them on their memorials. The other 5 are:
      Tabitha Taylor 1713-1794, who married Thomas Wilde in 1756
      Hannah Taylor 1718-1762, who married Nicholas Batille/Battaile
      Mildred Taylor 1724-1790, who married Richard Thomas in 1753
      Charles Taylor circa 1726-1785, who married Sarah Barbary
      Frank Taylor (no dates), who married Ann Craddock

      Sources: Brochure on the Taylor Plantations in Orange County, Virginia
      From Log Cabins to the White House, A History of the Taylor Family 1985
      Pendleton-Taylor Family Chart
      Colonial Families of USA by Rhoades 1920/1966
      History of St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper County, VA. 1877
      Genealogy of the Page Family in VA. by Page, 1893
      Historical Southern Families, Volume 17
      Descendants of James Taylor by John Taylor 1958
      Albemarle County Will Records
      Marriages of Virginia Residents 1608-1800 by Wulfeck, Vol. 7, page 24